Parkes Logistics Terminal

Facelift For Former Sheep Paddock

Work is almost complete on the Parkes Logistics Terminal, thanks to a partnership between Pacific National and The Nationals in Government. Located at the intersection of the main western railway line running from Sydney to Perth, the future Inland Rail corridor from Melbourne to Brisbane, and the Newell Highway, Parkes was the perfect place to…


Inland Rail Fast-Track To Benefit Western NSW

The Federal Nationals in Government will fast-track three Inland Rail projects in Western NSW. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton announced the Federal Government would look at opportunities around connectivity to the Inland Rail. He said a case study into connectivity to the Narrabri Freight Port and the Baradine Silo Complex would be funded, as well…


Farmers Right to Farm enshrined in law

Historic legislation has been introduced into NSW Parliament this week, with the Right to Farm Bill 2019 introduced by Nationals Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall. “This is an historic day for farmers around our State and the agricultural sector,” Mr Marshall said.The Right to Farm Bill introduces some of the toughest trespass laws in Australia.…

Mock meat

Would you like meat with your steak?

The NSW Nationals are demanding urgent action be taken on addressing the nation’s unfair meat and milk food labelling regime, which is failing our farmers and consumers. The current system is lagging behind the rest of the world, and that the lack of action in this field has the potential to disadvantage the region’s farmers.…


Figures Reveal Nats in Government Back Regions

New data has revealed the Nationals in Government are helping secure the future of regional areas. Federal Member for Parkes and Decentralisation Minister Mark Coulton said a 44 per cent increase in regional migrant placements were backing the regions and taking population pressure off our largest cities. “The Government’s decentralisation agenda is supporting strong and…

Working dog

Life Under Labor Leaves Land At Loss

Farmers south of the border will soon be slugged with hefty fines if they have a dog on the back of their ute. The latest thought bubble from Victorian Labor’s inner-city elite will see $413 fines issued to farmers trying to go about their work, a clear sign of the disconnect between the land and…